THE NORTH YORK MOORS, FORESTS & YORKSHIRE COAST
Pickering is the perfect location for visitors wishing to get to know the amazingly varied and stunning landscape to be found within the North York Moors National Park, which includes the Moors, Dalby & Cropton Forests and twons such as Whitby, Scarborough, Filey & Bridlington along the Yorkshire coast.
The area has something for everyone - everything from cycling and walking, to rock climbing or horse riding - the perfect choice for lovers of the great outdoors. Close by there are a number of market towns well worth a visit, including Malton and Helmsley, with an excellent choice of local shops, boutiques, pubs, cafes and restaurants.
Scarborough, the largest holiday resort on the Yorkshire coast has all the traditional seaside attractions plus lots more besides. Whitby is an ancient port with a fascinating history, a ruined abbey and some of the best fish and chips in the world.
Eden Camp and Ryedale Folk Museum offer a fascinating insight into the area’s rich history
As you can see there is so much to do, you’ll just have to keep coming back! If this has whetted your appetite here's just a selection of places to visit, all within easy reach of Pickering: